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2014-09-17 16:29:34

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New and changing energy codes and greater market penetration of LED installations are driving demand for stand-alone lighting controls and distributed lighting control systems. Wireless technologies are also driving demand, which are often changing end-user requirements for system commissioning, measurement and verification. Along side LEDs, these wireless systems can extend product lifecycle and significantly reduce maintenance costs....

2014-09-17 16:22:41

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Horner Lighting Group has received recognition on four products in the 2014 Next Generation Luminaires(TM) (NGL) Solid-State Lighting Design Indoor Competition. Awards were presented September 17 at The LED Show in Los Angeles, CA. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, and the International Association of Lighting Designers, the NGL awards recognize excellence in suitability,...

2014-09-17 12:31:01

New LEDs Simplify General Purpose and Industrial Lighting Designs IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC)*, a committed leader that collaborates with technology companies to create breakthrough designs, today announced that it has extended its LETERAS(TM[1] ) family of white LEDs. The new TL1L3 series features ultra-compact devices that combine cost-effective gallium nitride-on-silicon (GaN-on-Si) chips with an industrial...

2014-09-16 23:14:30

Recently, ThinkLite was chosen to retrofit the lighting at Sportsmen's Tennis & Enrichment Center. Given the opportunity, ThinkLite chose to do more to help the urban youth who call Sportsmen's the home from home. Natick, MA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 ThinkLite recently released a video that heralds the recent partnership between ThinkLite and Sportsmen's Tennis & Enrichment Center. Enjoy this special video here. For more information, please contact: Phil Bonomo,...

2014-09-15 23:06:55

Larson Electronics announced the release of an updated version of their popular wheeled cart mounted explosion proof LED paint spray booth light. The EPLCD-48-2L-LED paint booth cart light is designed to provide a high output, mobile lighting solution that can be easily maneuvered about the work area. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 The EPLCD-48-2L-LED explosion proof paint spray booth light on a dolly cart from Larson Electronics is a powerful LED lighting solution for those who...

2014-09-15 23:03:52

Solid Apollo LED releases new more compact driverless LED strip light, same high quality with three white color choices and up to 165 continuous feet using one plug. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 LED lighting company, Solid Apollo LED, introduces the new more compact and value priced driverless 3528 LED Strip Light with three white color options. The driverless strip light can be ordered in lengths as short as 19 inches and as long as 165 continuous feet using just one plug. The...

2014-09-15 16:23:05

Leading online lighting distributor launches a new "Light Control" category featuring the latest in wireless and dimming technology from Lutron and Philips Lighting. WORCESTER, Mass., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bulbs.com, one of the nation's largest online lighting distributors announced today that it launched a new Light Control category with an enhanced assortment of the latest lighting control products that combine sophisticated design with state-of-the-art technology. The products...

2014-09-12 23:08:59

Deco Lighting has announced that the company has appointed Ewing-Foley as their New Sales Representatives in Northern California. Commerce, CA (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Deco Lighting, a leading manufacturer of U.S.-Made, energy-efficient LED lighting has appointed Ewing-Foley as their Northern California sales representatives. With a long history of servicing California’s electrical and lighting needs, Ewing-Foley has made a name for itself as one of the most dependable sales agencies...

2014-09-12 23:06:15

LED grow room and grow box manufacturer, SuperCloset, has begun to include the KIND LED K5 series in their turnkey hydroponic grow cabinets and hydroponics grow rooms. LED grow lights are becoming more prevalent as the light of choice for the hobby and commercial grower alike. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 LED grow room and grow box manufacturer, SuperCloset, has begun to include the KIND LED K5 series in their turnkey hydroponic grow cabinets and hydroponics grow rooms. LED...

2014-09-12 23:04:26

Larson Electronics has developed a new 23 watt dimmable LED tube lamp that is an excellent choice for upgrading existing T8 dimming fluorescent lamp fixtures as well as a direct replacement for our LED light fixtures. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 The LEDT8-48-D 23 watt T-series LED bulb from Larson Electronics works with any T8 fluorescent light fixtures, can be configured for any T series fluorescent bulb fixture and requires no ballast for operation. Power for this dimmable...


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2010-09-29 16:52:36

The incandescent light bulb provides a source of electric light through incandescence. The bulb works by passing current through a filament which heats to a temperature that produces light. The glass bulb that contains the filament prevents oxidation of the hot filament. The bulbs are also called electric lamps. Incandescent bulbs come in a various sizes and voltages. They can range from 1.5 volts to 300, require no external regulating equipment and have low manufacturing costs. They work...

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2009-04-23 12:28:48

Pavel Nikolayevich Yablochkov (September 14, 1847 "“ March 31, 1984) was a Russian electrical engineer, inventor, and businessman. His most notable invention was a type of electric carbon arc lamp, called the Yablochkov candle. Yablochkov graduated from Mykolayiv Engineering Institute as a military engineer in 1866. In 1869, he continued his education at the Galvanic School in St. Petersburg. Yablochkov settled in Moscow in 1873 after serving time in the army. After that, he was...

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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Light Pollution -- Light pollution refers to excess light, created by human activities, that brightens the night sky enough to hide many stars from observers. For the average person, light pollution means that even on a clear, moonless night, only a few stars may be visible. When a city grows up near an astronomical observatory, light pollution can make the observatory effectively useless. Unlike most forms of pollution, light pollution isn't persistent: turn the lights off, and the...

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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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